Iron Man 3 (2013) Movie poster and comic book cover compared.

Iron Man 3

Shane Black, 2013

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Iron Man
Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Don Heck, Jack Kirby, 1964

Iron Man 3 is a movie directed by Shane Black in 2013 and based on the characters from the comic book Iron Man by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Don Heck and Jack Kirby, first published in 1964. The movie features Robert Downey Jr., Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the comic book”

But the comic book is worth reading.

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Book cover
Iron Man 3: Junior Novel (2013)
Book by Michael Siglain

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RATING

7.1

/ 10

Movie Poster: Iron Man 3 (Shane Black, 2013)

7.6

/ 10

Comic Book Cover: Iron Man (Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Don Heck, Jack Kirby, 1964)

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Storyline

At a New Year’s Eve party in 1999, Tony Stark meets scientist Maya Hansen, the inventor of an experimental regenerative treatment named Extremis that allows recovery from crippling injuries. Stark’s security chief Happy Hogan is badly injured in one such attack at the TCL Chinese Theatre, prompting Stark to boldly issue a televised threat to the Mandarin, revealing his home address in the process.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Iron Man 3, the 2013 movie by Shane Black

Year

2013

Minutes

130

Movie Rate

7.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

Iron Man 3

Country: USA

Year: 2013

Length: 2h10m

*Provided by Amazon

Cover of Iron Man, the 1964 comic book by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Don Heck

Year

1964

Pages

512

Book Rate

7.64

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

Iron Man

Country: USA

First published in: 1964

Length: 512 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the comic book

Movie poster
Iron Man (2008)
Movie by Jon Favreau
Movie poster
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Movie by Jon Favreau

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Iron Man 3, the 2013 movie by Shane Black

Movie

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Cover of Iron Man, the 1964 comic book by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Don Heck

Comic Book

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9 VOTES

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Iron Man 3, the 2013 movie by Shane Black

WATCH

Yes

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22% No

14 votes

4 votes

comic book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Iron Man, the 1964 comic book by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Don Heck

READ

Yes

0

%

27% No

11 votes

4 votes

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